On 12th of December 2014, from 10am to 5pm, your local celebrities will be driving in vehicles specially provided by Volkswagen, picking up riders through the Uber platform and raising funds for their charity of choice.
All funds collected from these Celebrity Drives will then be matched by both Uber and Volkswagen Malaysia, on a reciprocal basis depending on the number of trips made, and channeled to the 31 different charities.
- Angels Children's Home
- Anti Bully Campaign by Caprice
- Children's Wish Society
- Fugee School
- H.O.P.E Johor Bahru
- Handicapped & Mentally Disabled Childre's Association of Johor
- Hospis Malaysia
- Kelab Wanita & Kmasyarakatan PPR Seri Semarak KL
- Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation
- Make A Wish Foundation Malaysia
- Malaysian Dogs Deserves Better
- Malaysian Independent Animal Rescue
- Malaysian Nature Society
- One Goal Malaysia
- PAWS Animal Welfare Society
- Persatuan Diabetes Malaysia
- Persatuan Kebajikan Generasi Gemilang Kuala Lumpur dan Selangor (PKGG)
- Pusat Penjagaan Kanak-Kanak Cacat Taman Megah
- Reach Out Malaysia
- Rumah Kasih Harmoni
- Rumah Ozanam Klang (Home For Girls)
- Rumah Warga Emas Warisan Kaseh
- Save Our Seahorses
- Shelter Home
- Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
- Special Children Society of Ampang
- Sungai Buloh Leprosy Settlement
- Teach For Malaysia
- Women's Aid Organisation
- World Vision
- Yayasan Kubra
How do I get driven around by a celebrity?!
- Open your Uber app, slide right to "UberVW", set your pickup location and click 'Request Celebrity'.
- If there is an available Celebrity Driver near you, you will have a chance to be driven by this surprise celebrity!
- Demand will be very high with limited availability, so if you don't get a Celebrity Driver immediately, please keep requesting and don't give up!
- There will be a standard donation of RM20 for all Celebrity Drives, with a maximum of 30 minutes per trip ("from Start Trip to End Trip) and a maximum of 3 riders per trip. Note that Uber promotions and credit will NOT count towards your donation.
Upload your photos of your ride with the hashtag #UberVWdrive and stand a chance to win exclusive Uber merchandise! There will be all kinds of cool Uber props available in the Celebrity Drives... so go picture and video crazy with your Celebrity Driver and share your experiences online! Also, all lucky riders will receive awesome customised #UberSwag and Volkswagen merchandise. Don't forget to get your #UberSwag personally signed by your Celebrity Driver after each trip.
PROtip: The wilder and the crazier the photos are, the better! Don't forget to make your profile public or they won't be able to see your awesome uploads!
Missed this opportunity?
Missed your chance to get a ride with your favourite celebrity? No worries! Just download the Uber app and apply the new user promo code "UBERVWDRIVE" to get 2 free rides, each worth up to RM50, valid until21st December 2014